Book , Online in English

Economies of abandonment : social belonging and endurance in late liberalism

Elizabeth A. Povinelli.
  • Durham [N.C.] : Duke University Press, 2011.
  • 1 online resource (xv, 236 pages) : illustrations
Subjects
Genre
  • Electronic books.
  • Electronic books.
Series
Summary
  • This volume explores how contemporary governments, particularly in settler nations such as Australia and the United States, deflect social responsibility for the crushing harms experienced by communities living at the margins.
Contents
  • The part that has no part
  • The brackets of recognition
  • Road kill : ethical substance, exhaustion, endurance
  • Events of abandonment
  • After good and evil, whither sacrificial love?
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Additional form
ISBN
  • 082239457X (electronic bk.)
  • 9780822394570 (electronic bk.)
  • Alternate version: 9780822350668 Alternate version: 0822350661
Identifying numbers
  • 9786613303868
  • OCLC: 761369092
  • OCLC: 761369092